Casper is a co-founder and the COO of CommunityLend where he manages business operations including sales, marketing, business development, lending and strategy. CommunityLend’s growth is being driven by Financeit.ca which provides businesses the ability to offer POS consumer financing. Since launching in January of 2011, Casper has been responsible for signing up over 2,400 merchant Partners that have processed over $370MM in loans. Prior to this, Casper was with easyhome, Canada’s largest publicly traded merchandise leasing company with over 240 locations and over $180MM in annual revenue where he was responsible for business development and creating an online strategy for growing their lending business (easyfinancial). Casper and his team doubled loan book growth and revenue at the online lending business in a period of 6 months in addition to refining the underwriting, credit, collections and customer service models. Casper joined easyhome after working in investment banking on the Mergers & Acquisitions team at BMO Capital Markets where he completed many successful transactions in the Retail, Aerospace & Defense, Mining, and Oil & Gas sectors with combined values in excess of $12 billion.